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The art of the beard

by Maria Raposo

The moustache is a mark of an alternative man. To grow one is to leave behind the safe, conventional beard and to tell the world you are an eccentric. The art of grooming is a serious affair; pogonophiles are notoriously proud of their ‘Fu Manchu’, Goatees, side-whiskers and muttonchops. Famous beard-farmers include Bob Dylan and his pencil moustache, and our featured KOD artist Gavin Turk with his bushy bristle. The beard is now enjoying a renaissance, having attached itself to the chins of many hipsters, who love their fashionable facial fuzz. In homage to the humble beard, we remember our favourite facial hair: 

Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis

Movemember, Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Movemember, Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart

Movemember, Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

Movemember, Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

Movemember, Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Movemember, Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movemember, James Franco by Terry Richardson

James Franco by Terry Richardson

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender

Movemember, Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood

Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood

Movemembe, Brad Pitt

Movemember, Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

 

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